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Old 18.03.2017, 13:02
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Suspect shot at Orly Airport which is closed at the moment. Evidently already had a run in with police earlier in the day.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39314250
One can just snatch a gun from a soldier?! Where do they get educated?
Had they not been there, this wouldn't have happened, what does that tell us?
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Old 18.03.2017, 13:05
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One can just snatch a gun from a soldier?!
Apparently not.
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Old 18.03.2017, 13:10
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Apparently not.
Not for long anyway. In the States they call it suicide by cop.
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Old 18.03.2017, 13:30
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Apparently not.
Yep, you're right, apparantly not.
BBC has an interesting way to report on things, they don't add news, they change their articles. LOL. So you read it later than I did :-) ..... and by now I'm probably again one step ahead of you ..... or not as I was busy writing this post while BBC probably changed it again.....
I'll just read it next week, if I remember, seems to be the safest option
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Old 18.03.2017, 13:34
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

Sky have posted a timeline of the events:
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:: At 8.30am a man attempted to take the assault rifle of a soldier, who was patrolling at the airport as part of the national 'Sentinelle' security operation following a series of deadly terror attacks in the country.
:: Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said the woman managed to hold on to her weapon and her two colleagues shot him dead.
http://news.sky.com/story/paris-poli...check-10805799
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Old 10.04.2017, 20:35
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

You'll like this ... not a lot.

"A Chicago man fatally shot his 22-year-old son after an argument over who would walk the dog erupted into a gunfight between them, say police."

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39556824
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Old 10.04.2017, 21:04
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More disturbingly, there are early reports of a multiple shooting at a Californian primary school.
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Old 10.04.2017, 21:37
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

Yeah, a bit more here

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39560646

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/04/10/us...ing/index.html
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )
Altstetten...

Yesterday; though can't find any reference to it in English-speaking media. Lots of police within minutes, and a big white tent... all gone by the time I passed by again in the evening.
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Old 11.04.2017, 14:08
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Altstetten...

Yesterday; though can't find any reference to it in English-speaking media. Lots of police within minutes, and a big white tent... all gone by the time I passed by again in the evening.
I cannot find any reference in a German speaking news outlet.
Not even in the official source:
https://www.stadt-zuerich.ch/pd/de/i...teilungen.html

How do you know it was a shooting and not a: traffic accident, knifing, heart attack, or some thing else?
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Old 11.04.2017, 14:36
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I cannot find any reference in a German speaking news outlet.
Not even in the official source:
https://www.stadt-zuerich.ch/pd/de/i...teilungen.html

How do you know it was a shooting and not a: traffic accident, knifing, heart attack, or some thing else?
That's what the police said; maybe they were joking? Haven't firmly grasped the Swiss sense of humor yet...
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Old 11.04.2017, 14:58
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Yep, you're right, apparantly not.
BBC has an interesting way to report on things, they don't add news, they change their articles. LOL. So you read it later than I did :-) ..... and by now I'm probably again one step ahead of you ..... or not as I was busy writing this post while BBC probably changed it again.....
I'll just read it next week, if I remember, seems to be the safest option
yeah, noticed that too.

Gone are the days of honest corrections.

Makes it very difficult to reconstruct how a story developed if you don't save copies immediately. And how many people do that?
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Old 12.04.2017, 11:55
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

Got some more details last night from the owner of the little corner restaurant right in front of where it happened.

Apparently someone walked out of the office on the other side of the road from the restaurant with a gun, and shot himself. Rumor has it (from the restaurant guy) that he was having trouble at work.

So while technically a shooting, it was a suicide rather than murder.
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Champs Elysees - one policeman dead, another injured in shooting. Suspect also reported shot dead.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39662315
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Champs Elysees - one policeman dead, another injured in shooting. Suspect also reported shot dead.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39662315
two attackers apparently
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Old 21.04.2017, 00:43
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Hope this doesn't screw up our flight on Saturday back to snowy CH.

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Old 21.04.2017, 00:51
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Hope this doesn't screw up our flight on Saturday back to snowy CH.

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You're in the 'city of love' and hang out on EF?
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Hope this doesn't screw up our flight on Saturday back to snowy CH.

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Who cares about your stupid flight, a policeman is dead and another one injured. Show some sense!
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Who cares about your stupid flight, a policeman is dead and another one injured. Show some sense!
Happens every day around the world, no big deal.

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Happens every day around the world, no big deal.

Tom
Tom, that such things (shootings, killings, rapes, cancer, malaria, food-poisoning, etc.) happen every day, around the world, can surely hardly reduce them to no big deal, at least for the persons directly involved, and their families and friends.

I hope you get home safely.
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